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Minor in Anthropology


Minor

Completing a minor in anthropology will give you an excellent introduction to the field. You will be exposed to the basic concepts of the fieldfor example, evolution, adaptation and cultural diversityand will have an opportunity to take advanced courses with some of our internationally known faculty.

The logic of the minor is straightforward: all students must complete a core of introductory and core theory courses, followed by a small number of upper division electives.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR

A minimum of 18 semester hours in anthropology must be completed with an average of C (2.0) or better. Nine of the 18 hours must be upper division and nine must be taken from UC Denver faculty.

Take Three of the Following (9-11 credit hours):

  • ANTH 1302, Introduction to Archaeology (four credit hours)
  • ANTH 1303, Biological and Cultural Evolution (four credit hours)
  • ANTH 2102, Culture and the Human Experience (three credit hours)
  • ANTH 3101, Foundations of Cultural Anthropology/Human Culture (three credit hours)
  • ANTH 3301, World Prehistory/Archaeology and Prehistory (three credit hours)
  • ANTH 3512, Human Evolution/Issues in Human Evolution (three credit hours)

Elective Courses: 7-9 credit hours needed